Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area

Hoosier National Forest

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CR-503
Saint Croix, IN 47576
812-843-4890
Reservations: 877-444-6777
Official Website

GPS: 38.1338, -86.631

Last Price Paid: $20
Number of Sites: 50
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 567 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

1 person has reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Weboost
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woodsyowl
Bloomington, IN
21 Winnebago Trailer Micro Minnie
2014 GMC Sierra
7 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 8
“no recreation.”

Reviewed Sep 18, 2018

Overall Rating

Tipsaw has turned into a major campgrouind with lots of sites, many electric, some with water too. The sites are good size and well separated in the larger family campgound, but we stayed in the RV campground with only three other campers and the host present. RV sites are larger and more open and have both water and electric, both 30 and 50 amp. Nice campground with one big problem. The lake is one large mud hole. Impossible to fish and I don't see how beach goers could swim in there. There is one hiking trail. Hunting may be the main recreation at this area. It is not far from Interstate 64 but the Hoosier National Forest has another campground at Celina and Indian Lake Recreation just a few miles up the road and closer yet to I64. Lakes there are usable and decent fishing. Lots of trees, so don't plan on using your satellite dish. I tried it, got a satellite but never got a picture. Decent cell phone reception for Fire Stick TV but it runs up a big data use bill. We watched about two hours and used 4 gb. $20 rate is with senior pass!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Hookups:
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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